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  1. Longest & fastest months of my life! Construction update.

    We signed the contract mid August and we are getting closer to closing, but the holidays and cold weather delayed the closing a month.

    Meanwhile, I've packed my stash and most of my supplies. I...
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    Update on the house construction...

    https://jemhuff.blogspot.com/

    My sewing room will be on the back, overlooking the woods. *grin*
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    Re: California fires

    I'm in a Moda facebook group. This post broke my heart.

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    Re: Using Minky for backing.

    I have used minky for backing for my last few quilts. I send them to my local quilt shop for the longarm quilting. (Sorry, no help there)
    I do recommend a solid color with no texture or design. The...
  5. Re: Oh my gosh. Oh my gosh. 20'x13' bonus room. oh my gosh.

    Hey! We live across the Catawba river west of Charlotte in Gaston county the little town of Mt Holly. I love the small town, minutes away from work and bigger places. And I get to live near some...
  6. Re: Oh my gosh. Oh my gosh. 20'x13' bonus room. oh my gosh.

    I'm so excited. I and FOR SURE blowing up Pinterest lately. and I will definitely be checking out the "ask the builder" thing.
    Although my dad was a plumbing contractor, and I have a lot of...
  7. Re: Oh my gosh. Oh my gosh. 20'x13' bonus room. oh my gosh.

    Thanks! I'm so Nervous-excited.
    Most of the time and decorating and work will probably be in the downstairs to start. I want that to look good first. that's the beauty of having the bonus upstairs....
  8. Oh my gosh. Oh my gosh. 20'x13' bonus room. oh my gosh.

    We just signed papers for a new construction house!

    I have been watching the market in my area for years as a renter. There just never was the right house, in the right location for the right...
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    Wonky pinwheels! Assembled. HAPPY DANCE!

    This project took so many hours of sewing, pressing, shopping and brain time. And ultimately I was not able to get enough of the "vintage dye lot - white". But I am hopeful that with good backing and...
  10. Thread: Need advice

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    Re: Need advice

    Mary Jo's outside Charlotte has a great selection. The even sell stuff online. Do you know exactly what you need? Or do you need to 'pet' some to decide?
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    Re: Fabric storage - follow up...

    Great ideas! Thanks.
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    Fabric storage - follow up...

    So. That last post about fabric storage...
    Sparked a lot of discussion and a flurry of YouTube and Pinterest browsing for me.
    I found this video very informative.
    https://youtu.be/htU_AHLsGj4...
  13. Thread: Yessssss!!!!!

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    Re: Yessssss!!!!!

    It's so Cutie-ful. My daughters made up version of beautiful.
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    Re: I'm getting married tomorrow!

    It took me to my mid 30's to figure out I don't need to be a perfect woman or find the perfect man..... I just had to find the man that I'm perfect for and is perfect for me.
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    Re: I'm getting married tomorrow!

    Thanks everyone for the well wishes.
    We had one family member have a pity party pout, and that stunk. But she got over it. I dont regret anything. It would have been nice to have everyone we loved...
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    I'm getting married tomorrow!

    Super excited to be marrying the best man/teammate/partner I could ever hope for.
    He loves me and my daughter and accepts all our flaws.
    I made my bouquet. And had my dress altered, but then had...
  17. Re: Make a Snail Trail Quilt with Jenny! New Tutorial !

    I just watched the FQ shop video, how coincidental they did the same block the same week! I think it's possible to merge the two. I think FQS version of white first eliminates the notches I was...
  18. Re: Make a Snail Trail Quilt with Jenny! New Tutorial !

    Just watched. Woundn't the snail be less choppy if you did the whites and trimmed before the colored triangles? It has a little dog ear in the swirl. But I might be the only one that bothered.
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    Trip to DC in late June.

    The dude and I will be visiting Washington DC for a couple days in late June. He said one day for war & guy stuff and one day for stuff I want to see.

    So, what should I drag him to? I mean what...
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    Re: Prayer Request Please...

    Also, if you or one of your siblings has any services through work that you could talk to. My employer offers a Employee Assistance Program that I can to call and talk to somone for advice or help....
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    Re: Prayer Request Please...

    I have found with my own dad that packing up and storing the stuff but not disposing of it helped with my parents. As long as dad thought it was safety stored in my attic he was ok.... ( I usually...
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    Re: I just found the perfect way to....

    I got that ruler because I kept accidentally wobbling my hand and knicking the plastic of my other rulers. creating a gap that on my rotary wheel that wouldn't cut. which is really annoying to have...
  23. Re: MSQC mistake(?) causing me a dilemma - What do I do????

    I added an update in the show and tell section.
    Thank you everyone for your encouragement and suggestions.

    I counted and I think I have over 25 of the "wrong" whites. Maybe I can take some of...
  24. Re: Scrappy 9-Patch Star Baby Quilt Is Finished! First Time Using Rulers.

    The piecing is beautiful! I have the yellow background gingham teddy bears on my daughters iSpy!
    The quilting is fantastic. I don't know when I'll get the adventurous, but I can look up to others...
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    I just found the perfect way to....

    ... ruin a rotary blade. GRRRRRRR.
    I got one of those "sharpen your blade while you cut" rulers. Then I got in a hurry and managed to perfectly place the rotary blade on the tiny lip between the...
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